Develop a girl,
change a community.

What is Girls Academy?

Girls Academy has been empowering girls and changing communities since 2004. Our in-school mentoring and leadership program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls is the largest of its kind in the country.

We’re changing Australia’s future, one girl at a time.

"I wouldn't be where I am today without Girls Academy"

Girls Academy Snapshot

Girls currently supported by Girls Academy.


Staff work directly with students and alumni
Academy sites in WA, NT, QLD and NSW

Recent News

Rising to the challenge

Ashleigh Mills is loving life at the University of Sydney, where she is studying a double major in animal welfare and criminology, but the Gunnedah Girls

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The making of a leader

“Never think the world is not yours.” Benson Saulo first heard these powerful words as a young boy. And they still resonate so strongly that Australia’s

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